SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
January 8, 2013 (January 4, 2013)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
999 Baker Street, Suite 200, San Mateo, California 94404
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
(b) On January 4, 2013, Steven H. Nelson, an independent member of the board of directors (the board) of NeurogesX, Inc. (the Company) informed the Company that he resigned as a member of the board effective January 4, 2013 due to his responsibilities as Chief Executive Officer of UnitedHealthcare Community and State, an operating division of UnitedHeath Group, a health benefits and services provider. Mr. Nelson served as a Class III member of the Companys board since November 2010. In addition, Mr. Nelson served on the audit, the compensation and the nominating and corporate governance committees of the board.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: January 8, 2013